A Passion to Help. A Heart to Deliver.
All Hands and Heart, Inc. (AHH) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization fully committed to
reaching and helping your loved ones – young and old - when and where they need us!
To create a better tomorrow in the community today by promoting community values, diversity
and individuality through our Hands & Heart.
As a catalyst, we inspire new ideas
As a convener, we bring our diverse voices
As a collaborator, we work with others to drive social change
As an innovator, we improve the systems that support people
Our Chief Aim
- To develop and promote effective approaches to community-based services
- To advance individual and family economic opportunities and well-being
- To engender a positive atmosphere for empowering people to reach their highest and best potential
We prioritize Senior Citizens and Youth
Aging for seniors can be a complex experience and we strive to change this stigma by helping older Americans celebrate the joy of living by creating a sustained and trusted relationship with support systems that allow seniors to age at home - wherever that may be.
AHH for Youth
Because their lives get challenging too! AHH want to teach beyond the classroom – give our young people opportunities to communicate and relate outside of “social media”, “texting messaging” and “video games” – YES, they CAN!
Founder Jarrell Marcus
All Hands & Heart, Inc., (AHH) is the conception of founder Jarrell Marcus, after years of working with some of the most vulnerable individuals in our communities, both professionally and as a volunteer.
Ms. Marcus, a native Georgian, has a proven track record for serving the community in her roles as College Recruiter and Care Giver, providing supportive services for students and families; while also helping individuals gain the skills needed to successfully attain their goals.
Her interest and service continued to expand as the owner of Operation Prom’s John & Josie’s Closet – Southwest Georgia where we serve teens with free prom dresses, low cost tuxedos, school supplies and scholarships to students who are financial disadvantage, homeless, or sick.
As a “Daughter and Granddaughter” , my personal experience from caring for my grandmother who died in 1999 and was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, to currently caring for my mom. These experiences to provide quality care for an aging parent, while juggling work and other obligations, gave true insight to the need for more affordable support services and solutions for families faced with these needs. challenges.
Ms. Marcus brings a powerful combination of education, experience, and exposure to All Hands & Heart (AHH). She plans to use her unique perspective to bridge the gap of services to needs in two distinct sectors of the community, seniors and young people.
Christina Freeman, Ed.D.
Christina Freeman is a native of Atlanta, Georgia with 17 years of combined experience in Early Childhood Education, Counseling, Psychology, Curriculum and Instruction.
Currently, Dr. Freeman resides in El Paso, Texas where she is a Director for Las Cruces Public Schools. In this role, she oversees Head Start and early childhood programs at 13 schools.
Dr. Freeman has received numerous awards for her accomplishments and is an active member of her community where she regularly volunteers with youth and civic organizations. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Incorporated where she is the chairperson of the Sorority’s signature program #CAP (College Acceptance Process); and, a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
While Dr. Freeman is a lot of things to a lot of people, she is most happy about being the wife of Lerrod, and the mother of Kameelah (17), Christianne (13), and Lerrod II (10). Dr. Freemen enjoys having fun with her children and her dog, Oreo, taking trips
with her husband, attending praise/worship service, spending time with family, learning new things, and shopping.
Dr. Freeman treats her role as an educator as ministry, and therefore gives God all praise, honor, and glory for the mighty things he has done.
Johnessia Moss – Vice President
Johnika Moss – Secretary
Christina Freeman – Treasurer
Dorothy Morman – Member
Johnnie Benton - Member
The AHH Youth Services Program seeks to establish “volunteer rich” partnerships, by engaging full support for our mission, from mentors in the community, high-schools, faith-based groups and service clubs. Mentoring puts caring volunteers in the lives of children in need.
All prospective mentors must successfully complete a written application, criminal background check, provide two references and undergo an interview with at least 2 Board members before being invited to join the program. Mentors and mentees are matched based on common interests, personality, and location.
Once enrolled, youth engage in a series of on-to-one and group activities with their mentors that are culturally sensitive and age appropriate. Currently, mentoring sessions take place via Zoom. We look forward to revisiting this policy once it is safe to do so, following the COVID-19 pandemic and with the guidance of trusted health officials.